Efficiency and renewables

Environmental protection with sustainable lighting

02 April, 2020 | Supplied by: R. STAHL Australia Pty Ltd

Greater emphasis is now being placed on ecological aspects when planning and installing lighting systems for industrial plants.


ENSA SSL-B Series solar battery power systems with integrated LED lighting

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: RhinoCo Technology

The ENSA SSL-B Series comprises professional solar battery power systems with integrated LED lighting that are suitable for wherever main power access is not possible or is inconvenient.


Lights that can kill viruses

26 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Brightgreen Pty Ltd

Germicidal lights UV-C are currently being created by Brightgreen in an effort to kill off the COVID-19 virus.


Smart data hub opens up renewable energy potential

25 March, 2020 by Amy Steed

A consumer-facing energy data hub is under development by Wattwatchers, aiming to provide better visibility for energy use in the home.


Developing standards for ocean energy and smart cities

25 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Water covers 70% of Earth's surface but currently remains underutilised as a source of energy.


REC Alpha series 60-cell solar panel

17 March, 2020 | Supplied by: REC Group

The REC Alpha Series 60-cell solar panel is designed to reach 380 W-peak power and deliver over 20% more power from the same area and the same number of panels.


Indoor lights could soon power smart devices

11 March, 2020

A new type of indoor solar cell that harvests indoor lighting froms lamps and LEDs is being developed for use in smart connected devices.


How a battery storage system can stabilise the grid

05 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Aurecon Pty Ltd

A report that analyses the performance of one of the world's largest lithium-ion battery energy storage systems has just been released by Aurecon.


Calculator can predict solar power bills

28 February, 2020

Australians looking to switch to solar/battery power can now use a calculator to predict what their next four energy bills will cost.


Is water the solution for renewable energy storage?

27 February, 2020

A new study has suggested that seasonally pumped hydropower storage (SPHS) could be the answer for storing renewable energy over the long term.


Renewable hydrogen to boost energy networks

25 February, 2020

Funding of $1.28 million will be provided by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) for the new Australian Hydrogen Centre (AHC).


Energy hub planned for Cairns

20 February, 2020

A high-tech facility is being developed in Cairns, designed to foster energy innovation in Queensland.


Quantum dots reshape solar power capabilities

19 February, 2020

Quantum dot solar cells that can be used to generate electricity even in low-light conditions have been developed by researchers at The University of Queensland.


Generating electricity from raindrops

14 February, 2020

One drop of water can generate 140 V power — lighting up 100 LED bulbs — using a droplet-based electricity generator (DEG) developed by scientists.


Smart hospital project nominated for lighting award

06 February, 2020 | Supplied by: mySmart

The Calvary Adelaide Hospital project, carried out by lighting integrator mySmart, has been nominated for the 2020 KNX Awards.


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